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Cooperation serves food for good in Providence

There is an ongoing drumbeat of issues loosely related to food. Terms such as food desert, food insecurity and food activism are frequently heard....
LOCAL FLAVOR: Gracie’s is taking part in the summer Providence Restaurant Weeks, July 7-20. Owner Ellen Slattery with, background from left, kitchen staff Jordan Fleischer, Brian O’Connell, Andres Rodriguez and Josh Berman, in the restaurant's Washington Street location in Providence. 

Providence Restaurant Weeks arrives with summer

PROVIDENCE – When the outside temperature heats up, savvy foodies know it is time to make plans to take part in Providence Restaurant Weeks....
Bruce Newbury

Rhode Island foodies gladly take the test

Providence and Rhode Island and the foodies who live here are no stranger to testing out new foods. This is not to be confused...
Bruce Newbury

Culinary traditions continue, as new eateries add their own flavor to...

The opening of a new eatery can be a real shot in the arm for a neighborhood, leading to more economic activity and, in...
CHEF ABIGAIL PAWLIK of the motor vessel Enterprise won the chef competition at Charter Yacht Show at the Newport Shipyard Newport Charter Show at the Newport Shipyard. / BILLY BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY

Yacht chefs competition heats up Newport

NEWPORT – Attendees report that indeed, “yacht rock” is listened to on board and every passenger’s whim is catered to. The yachting experience has...
TWO RHODE ISLAND restaurants have made Open Table’s 2019 list of the 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in the country Above, the Boat House Waterfront Dining in Tiverton. / COURTESY BOAT HOUSE WATERFRONT DINING

Two R.I. waterfront restaurants named best al fresco restaurants in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State lives up to its name and its reputation in the restaurant world. Two of the state’s most visible waterfront dining...
Bruce Newbury

Send this chef to camp

Chefs never stop teaching. Peek into any restaurant kitchen and you will see an executive chef or chef de cuisine standing next to a...
Bruce Newbury

New foodie destinations

The restaurant business has endless appeal to the entrepreneurs and adventurers who join it each year. There are as many reasons for getting into...
Bruce Newbury

Comfortable just selling doughnuts, Knead grows operations

“We decide today on tomorrow’s doughnuts!” The baker at Knead Doughnuts put the finishing touches on the last of the next day’s baking and...
BOSTON CHEF Tony Messina was named Best Chef-Northeast in the 2019 James Beard Awards. Two Rhode Island chefs were in contention for the award this year.

Boston’s Messina takes home regional James Beard award over Providence hopefuls

PROVIDENCE – “I have a job to do. We all do. We can include everyone in the conversation of cooking.” With those remarks delivered...

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